The Help is the phenomenal international bestseller (that inspired the Oscar nominated film) by Kathryn Stockett.Enter a vanished and unjust world: Jackson, Mississippi, 1962.
Where black maids raise white children, but aren't trusted not to steal the silver . . .There's Aibileen, raising her seventeenth white child and nursing the hurt caused by her own son's tragic death; Minny, whose cooking is nearly as sassy as her tongue; and white Miss Skeeter, home from College, who wants to know why her beloved maid has disappeared.Skeeter, Aibileen and Minny.
No one would believe they'd be friends; fewer still would tolerate it.
But as each woman finds the courage to cross boundaries, they come to depend and rely upon one another.
Each is in a search of a truth. And together they have an extraordinary story to tell...Penguin by Hand is a collection comprising six of Penguin's most popular women's fiction titles of recent years, all with new and beautiful craft-inspired jackets.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 464 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 03/09/2015
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780241973578